Tag: Mount Apo

  • Kadayawan 2016 : Icons of Davao

    Kadayawan 2016 : Icons of Davao

    Here are quick facts from the Davao City Information Office on the four prominent icons of Davao: the Philippine Eagle, Waling-Waling, Mt. Apo, and the Durian.

  • The Mount Apo Boulder Face Challenge 2016

    The Mount Apo Boulder Face Challenge 2016

    Mount Apo, Philippines’ tallest and most majestic stratovolcano, stands proudly at an elevation of 2,954m above sea level. Regarded as the Grandfather of Philippine Mountains (in etymology, although apo means grandchild, it is also a term used in respect for old people), the view at the peak overlooking Davao region is simply breathtaking.

  • Mountain Hardwear opens its second store in South East Asia, Philippines

    Mountain Hardwear opens in SM Lanang Premier in Davao Mountain Hardwear has been driven to provide the best for the best since 1993, when a group of daring adventurers who had years of experience in the outdoor industry came to the realization that there were many like them who wanted to see and explore the […]

  • Davao in Mabuhay Magazine December 2011

      Photo of Mount Apo and Madrazo Fruitstand in Davao City by Rhonson Ng My article in Mabuhay Magazine, PAL’s international inflight magazine, is a road trip around Mindanao’s best destinations:  Cagayan de Oro, Camiguin, Bukidnon, Davao,  Samal, Tagum, and Mati. This was published on Dec. 2011. Photos courtesy of Rhonson Ng and mine. View […]

  • Team Carmen, Davao del Norte, Wins the 1st Int’l Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge

      Team Carmen, Davao del Norte, Wins the 1st Int’l Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge (press release from DOT XI) April 30, 2011 marked a milestone in the lives of a team sponsored by the Local Government Unit of Carmen, Davao Del Norte as they were hailed champions of the 1st International Mt. Apo Boulder […]

  • Davao’s Perfect 10

    Davao’s Perfect 10

    “Davao’s Perfect 10” is an article written by Mabuhay Magazine editor-in-chief Jun Ventura back in 2011 (president of Eastgate Publishing Corporation).

  • Ready for an extreme challenge

    The Mount Apo Boulder Face Challenge

  • 1st Mount Apo International Boulder Face Challenge

    On April 29-30, 2011, one of the toughest adventure races in the Philippines is about to unfold. The Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge is a 24-hour extreme relay starting from the coastal areas of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur to the skyline of Mt. Apo’s boulder face. Participants will undergo exciting tasks of mountain biking, trekking, water tubing and road running.

  • Davao Island to Highland

    An article I wrote for Mabuhay Magazine (Philippine Airlines inflight publication) on September 2009 features my beloved Davao City, with Mount Apo on the cover by partner Rhonson Ng. This is his third cover photo for the publication. We have been contributing regularly for the magazine in our eagerness to promote our beautiful islands.